What is a Hybrid car? How do hybrid cars work?
As the name suggests, a hybrid car derives energy from more than one source. It usually combines electrical and combustion power from electricity and petrol, or electricity and diesel. The former is more common in the US, and the latter more common in Europe. All the hybrid cars share the common feature of using the electric drive train as an energy source, which reduces harmful emissions and improves fuel efficiency. As such, Singapore also provides rebates for those who opt for hybrid cars as well as electric vehicles.
There are three main types of hybrid cars. These are full hybrid cars, mild hybrid as well as plug-in hybrid.
Full hybrid cars use both energy sources simultaneously or just one energy source. When one energy source is low or depleted, the other acts as a backup. There is no need to plug in a full hybrid car to an electric source to recharge the battery. Instead, the recharging is done through the combustion engine.
In the mild hybrid, both the electric motor and combustion motor are always working together in parallel.
For plug-in hybrids, the battery needs to be recharged through connecting to an external power source or outlet. This is very close to how an electric car runs. They can operate purely using the electric motor mode.
We also provide servicing packages for your hybrid cars. Simply contact us for any enquiries you have on this and we would be happy to assist.
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